Ken talks about not throwing the baby out with the bathwater when making decisions for next year based on harvest 2015. Due to wild swings in rainfall and temperature it is important to look at all factors when evaluating a particular practice, product, or hybrid.
Ken gives a yield report as people call in yield averages, indicating the crop is bigger than he expected. Ken also covers things to think about when making your harvest plan and what to do about the weed escapes this fall.
Ken reports on yields coming in and gives some advice on creating a harvesting plan. He also stresses the importance of calibrating your yield monitor to make sure we are getting all the information we can use to improve the farming operation moving forward.
In this week's Boots in the Field Report Ken covers crops from Illinois to Iowa with a focus on how to deal with these bean fields. With harvest getting a start Ken talks about what farmers might have to do to get this bean crop harvested and the need to do push tests [...]